senate Bill S785

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires that websites providing inmate information be searchable by the inmate's name, former name or alias

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1922
referred to rules
Jan 09, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1749
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 22, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2017 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 19, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S785
23
1
committee
23
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 9, 2018 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S785
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2018

aye wr (1)

Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S785
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 22, 2017 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S785
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 22, 2017

S785 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7303
2013-2014: S1209
2015-2016: S1745
2019-2020: S3536

S785 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that websites providing inmate information be searchable by the inmate's name, former name or alias.

S785 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S785 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   785

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  correction  law,  in relation to requiring that
  websites providing inmate information be searchable  by  the  inmate's
  name, former name or alias

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 9 of the correction law, as added by section  2  of
part  OO  of  chapter  56  of  the  laws  of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  § 9. Access to inmate information via  the  internet.  Notwithstanding
any  provision  of  law to the contrary, any information relating to the
conviction of a person, except for a person convicted of an offense that
would make such person ineligible for merit  time  under  section  eight
hundred  three of this chapter or an offense for which registration as a
sex offender is required as set forth in subdivision  two  or  three  of
section  one  hundred sixty-eight-a of this chapter, that is posted on a
website maintained by or for the department, under article  six  of  the
public  officers  law, may be posted on such website for a period not to
exceed five years after the expiration  of  such  person's  sentence  of
imprisonment  and  any  period  of  parole  or post-release supervision;
provided, however, that in the case of a person who has  been  committed
to  the  department  on  more than one occasion, the department may post
conviction information relating to any prior commitment on such  website
for  a  period  not  to  exceed  five years after the expiration of such
person's sentence of imprisonment and any period of parole  or  post-re-
lease supervision arising from the most recent commitment to the depart-
ment;  PROVIDED  FURTHER, HOWEVER, THAT ANY SUCH WEBSITE THAT ALLOWS THE
PUBLIC TO SEARCH FOR INMATE INFORMATION SHALL BE PROGRAMMED  IN  SUCH  A
MANNER  THAT  THE  SEARCH  MAY  BE  SUCCESSFUL  BY INPUT OF THE INMATE'S

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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